TVR Chimaera MOT Results

Registered in 2000
88.3% pass rate
from 188 tests in 2020
(74% better than other 2000 cars)
Failure rates by item

Here you can drill down into the failure rates for each item on the test. We've also compared the rates to the average results for 2000 cars and highlighted areas where the TVR Chimaera is unusually good or bad.

  • 4.8% fail on Lamps, reflectors and electrical equipment (74% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Stop lamp
    • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
      • 1.1% fail on Headlamp aim
    • 1.1% fail on Direction indicators
      • 1.1% fail on Flashing type
        • 0.53% fail on Individual direction indicators
        • 0.53% fail on Side repeaters
    • 0.53% fail on Headlamps
      • 0.53% fail on Headlamp
    • 0.53% fail on Position lamps
      • 0.53% fail on Position lamp
    • 0.53% fail on Registration plate lamp(s)
    • 0.53% fail on Electrical equipment
      • 0.53% fail on Horn
  • 3.7% fail on Brakes (74% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 3.2% fail on Brake performance
      • 2.7% fail on Parking brake efficiency (sp)
        • 2.7% fail on Rbt (sp)
      • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance
        • 0.53% fail on Rbt
          • 0.53% fail on Service brake performance
    • 0.53% fail on Parking brake control
      • 0.53% fail on Lever
    • 0.53% fail on Flexible brake hoses
    • 0.53% fail on Mechanical brake components
      • 0.53% fail on Brake cables, rods, levers and linkages
        • 0.53% fail on Lever
  • 2.1% fail on Visibility (74% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Washers
    • 0.53% fail on Wipers
  • 2.1% fail on Noise, emissions and leaks (78% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.6% fail on Exhaust emissions (83% better than other 2000 cars)
      • 1.6% fail on Spark ignition (81% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Catalyst emissions (82% better than other 2000 cars)
        • 0.53% fail on Emissions not tested
    • 0.53% fail on Fluid leaks
      • 0.53% fail on Engine oil leaks
  • 1.1% fail on Steering
    • 0.53% fail on Steering gear
      • 0.53% fail on Steering rack
    • 0.53% fail on Steering linkage components
      • 0.53% fail on Locking devices
  • 1.1% fail on Suspension (94% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Anti-roll bars
      • 0.53% fail on Attachment bracket and mounting
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage
      • 0.53% fail on Linkage attachment bracket and mounting
  • 1.1% fail on Body, chassis, structure (90% better than other 2000 cars)
    • 1.1% fail on Doors
      • 1.1% fail on Front passenger's door (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
        • 1.1% fail on Door condition (6 times worse than other 2000 cars)
  • 0.53% fail on Speedometer and speed limiter
    • 0.53% fail on Speedometer
  • 0.53% fail on Road Wheels
    • 0.53% fail on Attachment

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